Century's Puhl sets record
Rochester Century's Ben Puhl set a course record Friday in the Red Wing cross country meet, winning the race in 15:54.
Puhl and his teammates gave Century a second-place team finish behind Henry Sibley.
In the girls race, Century's Challis Firl was third, also in15:54 and the Century team was third, behind powerful Dover-Eyota/St. Charles and Kingsland.
Century boys coach Darald Bothun said both the varsity and junior varsity teams improved their places from last year. The boys junior varsity won its event.
The girls junior varsity was second behind DESC.
Red Wing Invitational
Boys team scores
Henry Sibley 50, Rochester Century 67, Red Wing 108, Park of Cottage Grove 118, Woodbury 120, South St. Paul 136, Dover-Eyota/St. Charles 149, Lake City 166, Kingsland inc.
1. Ben Puhl 15:54; 10. Nick Thompson 17:57; 13. Nate Choma 18:05; 20. Peter Heidorn 18:31; 23. Jason Britson 18:34; 32. David Benson 19:09; 33. Joe Weinmann 19:15.
Girls team scores
Dover-Eyota/St. Charles 38, Kingsland 73, Rochester Century 88, Park of Cottage Grove 91, Henry Sibley 123, Red Wing 137, Woodbury 152, Lake City 162, South St. Paul inc.
3. Challis Firl 15:54; 10. Caitlin Callahan 16:21; 18. Megan Wille 17:08; 23. Laura Ockey 17:14; 34. Courtney Marcous 17:38; 38. Megan Britson 17:43; 51. Alice Christner 18:57.